Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the International Studies major, student will be able to demonstrate:
- Knowledge of factors (e.g., historical, political, economic, socio-cultural, philosophical, ideological, technological, strategic) that shape relations among nations, with particular attention to their regional focus of study;
- Ability to apply historical knowledge in the service of a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-cultural, philosophical, ideological, technological, and/or strategic issues.
- Ability to conduct and use research to elucidate international issues—by both finding, evaluating, and interpreting relevant primary and secondary sources, and by conducting, analyzing and interpreting original research;
- Ability to apply his/her learning by presenting a convincing case for a course of action that would address a substantive international issue.
Director, International Studies